Gardening Links


This list is just a beginning. Please let us know if you have suggestions!

Gardens, Events, Places of Interest

Finger Lakes Lavender FestivalHeld annually in July. Lockwood Lavender Farm, 1682 West Lake Road, Skaneateles.

Gardens at Lorenzo – at the Lorenzo State Historic Site in Cazenovia

Hamilton College Arboretum – Events are free and open to the public.

Mills Rose Garden, Thornden Park, Syracuse  – About 29 classes of roses from species to modern types comprise about 368 different varieties

Mountain Spring Herbals – information about all things herbal

Rogers Environmental Center – Nature Center in Sherburne

Sycamore Hill Gardens – 35-acre private garden in Marcellus open to the public several weekends a season


The Mum Farm – “Much More than Mums” in New Hartford

Olallie Daylily Gardens – 3rd generation family farm growing over 2,500 varieties of hardy daylilies.

Topiary Gardens in Marcellus – growing new and hard to find conifers, perennials, shrubs and trees, with a special interest in Japanese maples.

Carol Watson Greenhouse – four season retail greenhouse in LaFayette offering annuals and tropicals, alpines, perennials, shrubs, accent trees, and a selection of international and local artisan pottery and garden accent items, plus creative garden classes.

Garden Clubs

Cazenovia Garden Club – calendar of events is posted on their website. Spring Plant Sale at Lakeside Park, East Lake Rd., Cazenovia.

Home Garden Club of Syracuse – Annual Perennial Plant Sale in Beard Park, Fayetteville.


Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds – carries one 0f the largest selections of seeds from the 19th century

Fedco Seeds – vegetable, herb and flower seeds, organic gardening supplies, seed potatoes, seed garlic, fruit and nut trees, perennials, flower bulbs, organic gardening supplies, and more

Filaree Farm – organic seed garlic and seed potatoes

Seed Savers Exchange – non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds.

Useful information

A Way to Garden – nature horticultural how-to and woo-woo’ the source of organic gardening inspiration margaret roach, head gardener

Backyard Gardener – “The Most Comprehensive Gardening Information on the Web”

Dave’s Garden – informational website where a large, international community of gardeners can learn from each other and find resources offered by the gardening industry

Garden Guides – helpful info on lots of topics

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